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What Are The Medical Properties Of Gabapentin?

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Posted on Mon, 13 Nov 2017
Question: Hi. My doctor just prescribed Gabapentin for me . Can you tell me what this is used for? I think it is for pain I was having but I wasn't told. Can you help?
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Answered by Dr. Ivo Ditah (50 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Used for neuropathic pain!

Detailed Answer:
Hi and thanks so much for this query.

Gabapentin is used for neuropathic pain, especially that related to diabetes or aging.

I hope this addresses your worry. I wish you well. Feel free to ask for more details if you so desire.
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What Are The Medical Properties Of Gabapentin?

Brief Answer: Used for neuropathic pain! Detailed Answer: Hi and thanks so much for this query. Gabapentin is used for neuropathic pain, especially that related to diabetes or aging. I hope this addresses your worry. I wish you well. Feel free to ask for more details if you so desire.